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Illinois State Redbirds vs Wichita State Shockers Betting Odds and Trends

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Wichita State Shockers taking on the Illinois State Redbirds Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Wichita State Shockers were listed as -2.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Wichita State Shockers vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Illinois State Redbirds are 13-4 overall and 10-6 ATS, while the Wichita State Shockers are 15-3 and 7-7-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Illinois State boasts a 7-9 on the OU, and Wichita State is 11-4.

This game puts the Illinois State Redbirds, most recently No. 32 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Wichita State Shockers, who rate No. 23 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Illinois State's No. 185 nationally ranked offense (72.18 points per game) against a Wichita State Shockers defense that sits as the No. 29 at 64.33 PPG. The Illinois State Redbirds have been averaging 43.82% from the field, less than the Shockers have managed so far this season (47.25% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Shockers grabbed a 87-75 win over the Ramblers on Wednesday, behind a 26-point effort from Markis McDuffie at Charles Koch Arena.

The Redbirds grabbed a 60-53 win over the Salukis on Wednesday, behind a 13-point effort from DJ Clayton at SIU Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Wichita State is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games
  • Wichita State is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Illinois State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Illinois State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Illinois State's last 8 games
  • Illinois State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wichita State at Evansville, Tuesday, January 17th
Illinois State at Bradley, Wednesday, January 18th